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James C Robinson, Paul Wisnewski, Jonathan Blackwell, W Barry Null: Device for fixation of spinous processes. SDGI Holdings, Krieg DeVault, May 23, 2006: US07048736 (353 worldwide citation)

A fixation device for use in association with ALIF procedures includes a couple of spaced plates having integral spikes on facing surfaces thereof for pressing into spinal processes of adjacent vertebrae. One of the plates has a spherical socket which captures a spherical head end of a post whose ot ...


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Jonathan Blackwell, Aurelien Bruneau: Spinous process stabilization devices and methods. June 1, 2010: US07727233 (77 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for supporting adjacent spinous processes include opposing plates movable toward one another along a cross post to contact opposite sides of each of the spinous processes, and a spacer member about the cross post contacting the adjacent surfaces of the spinous processes to resist ...


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Anthony J Melkent, Charles L Branch Jr, Jonathan Blackwell: Spinal implants and methods with extended multi-axial anchor assemblies. Warsaw Orthopedic, September 14, 2010: US07794477 (55 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided that include a plate member engageable to the spinal column with an anchor assembly. The anchor assembly includes a coupling member having a post extending through at least one opening of the plate member and an anchor member pivotally captured in a receiver member o ...


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Jonathan Blackwell, Anthony Melkent, Kidong Yu: Laterally expandable interbody spinal fusion implant. Warsaw Orthopedic, April 2, 2013: US08409291 (38 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant particularly adapted for lateral expansion while disposed in the disc space between adjacent vertebrae. The implant includes a first frame member pivotally linked to a second frame member via at least one, and preferably multiple, pivoting links. The implant may be inserted into the ...


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Jonathan Blackwell, Jason Kwan, Eric Chen: Method and system for sending, receiving and managing messaging data. 2Point Communications, Cooper & Dunham, February 27, 2007: US07185058 (20 worldwide citation)

A system and method of sending, receiving and managing messaging data through a shell interface is provided. The system includes a plurality of communication services, at least one messaging client and a host server. The plurality of communication services provides fax, voicemail and/or pager messag ...


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Anthony J Melkent, Charles L Branch, Jonathan Blackwell: Spinal implants and methods with extended multi-axial anchor assemblies. Warsaw Orthopedic, September 6, 2011: US08012188 (15 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided that include a plate member engageable to the spinal column with an anchor assembly. The anchor assembly includes a coupling member having a post extending through at least one opening of the plate member and an anchor member pivotally captured in a receiver member o ...


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Jonathan Blackwell, Aurelien Bruneau: Spinous process stabilization devices and methods. Warsaw Orthopedic, July 24, 2012: US08226653 (7 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for supporting adjacent spinous processes include opposing plates movable toward one another along a cross post to contact opposite sides of each of the spinous processes, and a spacer member about the cross post contacting the adjacent surfaces of the spinous processes to resist ...


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Jonathan Blackwell, Thomas E Drochner, Michael J Merves: Slide-on end cap for a vertebral implant. Warsaw Orthopedic, September 18, 2012: US08268002 (7 worldwide citation)

An implant for insertion between adjacent vertebral members, comprising an implant body with a base section having positioning teeth, and an end cap adapted for positioning at a selected point on the base section via adjustment of an approach direction. The end cap comprises a seating surface adapte ...


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Jonathan Blackwell, Thomas E Drochner, Michael J Merves: End cap for a vertebral implant. Warsaw Orthopedic, May 15, 2012: US08177846 (4 worldwide citation)

An implant for insertion between adjacent vertebral members, comprising an implant body with at least one base section and an end cap. The end cap is adapted for selective positioning on a base section via rotational adjustment of the end cap. The end cap comprises an exterior contact surface that f ...


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Stanley T Palmatier, Keith M Miller, Charles L Branch, William D Armstrong, Anthony J Melkent, Thomas Drochner, Richard A Hynes, Jonathan Blackwell, Kidong Yu: Pivotable interbody implant system. Warsaw Oorthopedic, December 29, 2015: US09220607 (1 worldwide citation)

An interbody implant system is provided. The interbody implant system includes an implant having an engagement surface and an instrument including a first member and a second member that is movable relative to the first member. The first member is configured to capture the implant and the second mem ...